Sick? Starbucks Has a Magical Cold-Buster Drink!

January 22, 2019

There was a drink so popular at Starbucks for helping you get over a cold it had a total cult following. In fact, they were getting asked about it so much that Starbucks finally put it on their menu!  Here's what it is....

Originally called a Medicine Ball, the customer-created drink is now called the Honey Citrus Mint Tea and ordered at any location.

Here's what's in it:

  • 1 Venti cup filled with half hot water and half steamed lemonade
  • 1 bag of Teavana Jade Citrus Mint Tea
  • 1 bag of Teavana Peach Tranquility Tea
  • 1 packet of honey
  • Pump of peppermint (optional) 

Apprently this mixture works so well that the Today show did a segment talking about this drink.

Want to feel better when you're all stuffed up and losing your voice? Apparently you're just a drive-through away from your solution.

When you feel a cold coming on (or if you already have one) ask for "The Medicine Ball". #starbucksmedicineball #starbuckscoldbuster Update 3/29/17: It's peculiar that is drink is getting so much attention all of a sudden. The "news article" going around has several different authors depending on which link you follow. It seems that not one of them has bothered to do research, check sources, or seek permission to link to people's Instagram accounts. This concoction has been around for at least a couple years that I know of. It was recommended to my husband by a barista at one of our local @Starbucks, and he suggested it to me when I was sick. Who really knows if it's a customer-invented drink, or if a creative barista (who may, or may not, have been working at a completely different company) came up with it...?--____________________________________________#WWendiWonkySketches #art4all #everydaymatters #illustratedlife #sketch #creativitykillsoldness #insidemysketchbook #inkpen #inksketch #straighttoink #freehandsketch #quicksketch #watercolorsketch #everydaysketch #lettering #foodsketch #sketching #watercolor #inkandwash #linesketch #sketchjournal #illustratedjournal #visualjournal #sketchbook #waterbrush @fabercastellglobal #pittartistpen #watercolorpencils @stillmanandbirn #stillmanandbirn Softcover Epsilon

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Too sick to go out? Ask a friend to stock-up on these for you and make it yourself.

Medicine ball: Half hot lemonade, half hot water, peach tranquility tea, jade citrus mint tea, 2 tbsp honey. Miracle cold cure every time. You're welcome. #starbucks #starbuckssecretmenu #starbucksmedicineball #medicineball #starbuckscoldbuster #teavana #tea #honeycures #honey #teavana #hubertslemonade #organichoney #wholefoods #janegrubbdesigns #citrusdefender #coldremedy #coldcure #fluremedy #naturalremedy

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